Los Angeles Archives

As a colossal influencer of the trance scene over the years, a talented performer with a versatile taste, and an active contributor in todays discussion of Dance Music, Paul Van Dyk deserves every shred of respect he has. This Friday he is set to headline one of LA’s premier nightclubs Exchange LA for its coveted Awakening […]


In less than two weeks, thousands of music lovers will be on their way to the Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA for the wonderful Coachella Valley’s Music & Art Festival. Many incredible artist such as Arcade Fire, Dillon Francis, OutKast, Kid Cudi, Muse, Skrillex, Disclosure, Flosstradamus, Alesso and Pharell Williams (to name a few) will be […]


Written with Jamie Garcia. It was pure, balls-to-the wall mayhem, this past Friday, March 21st, at Avalon Hollywood, as some of trap’s brightest stars took to the stage: gLAdiator, LOUDPVCK, Branchez and Milo & Otis. This sold out edition of Control was perhaps unlike any other night in Avalon history, with a crowd that was […]


If you love ratchet beats and turnt up times, there’s only one place you should be tonight: at LA’s premier electronic music venue, Avalon Hollywood, preparing for trap takeover. Artists hitting the decks include Branchez and Milo & Otis, with gLAdiator and LOUDPVCK headlining as collaborative act gLAdPVCK. Partygoers, we recommend juicing yourselves up with PLENTY […]


If Hardstyle promoter Q-Dance’s lightning fast return to The Shrine wasn’t enough of a clue, LA has one of the most serious cases in the country’s new addiction to the genre. Racing at the fastest speed that dance music is measured and backed by an incredible reverse bass while prone to samples from any and […]


All too often the available events for the average Angeleno on a Friday are about as jammed together as rush hour on the 405. When this happens, one just has to bite the first world bullet and miss one legendary DJ so that they can see another. This last weekend, however, the decision was easier to make, […]